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PRESS RELEASE: Underwater Photography Made A Splash At SCUBA Show 2007
DivePhotoGuide.com, Wetpixel.com & SCUBA Show 2007 announce the breathtaking winning images from the 1st Annual UNDER THE BLUE international underwater photo and video competition.
June 10, 2007 (New York, NY) - Popular underwater imagery websites DivePhotoGuide.com & Wetpixel.com teamed up with SCUBA Show to develop an annual international competition for amateurs and hobbyists worldwide. The 1st annual UNDER THE BLUE competition was a tremendous success. Entries flooded in from around the globe, and were on display during SCUBA Show in Long Beach, California, June 2nd and 3rd, and are now posted online at the official competition website www.UnderwaterCompetition.com.
Photographers competed in four still image categories, including a category for images that focus on California's unique and beautiful underwater environment, and one video category. Winners shared more than $20,000 in prizes, including premium dive travel, and underwater photo & video equipment! Travel prizes include trips to some of the top photo destinations in the world including Fiji, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, South Africa and Australia.
As with all UnderwaterCompetition.com events, 15% of entry proceeds will be donated to marine conservation efforts.
(First posted on Monday, June 11, 2007 at 16:02 EDT)